National Parks & Canyon Country with Rapid City
Marvel at the West’s premier natural wonders on this 6-state vacation and see spectacular scenery, memorials, monuments, parks, canyons, and much more. Your trip begins in Rapid City with a transfer to Keystone for visits to the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Visit Tatanka and Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town, and journey west to Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody, Wyoming. Then head to Yellowstone National Park to see magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls, and world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Overnight in Yellowstone National Park (depending on the time of year) before traveling into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park for a delightful walk along glacier-fed Jenny Lake. In nearby Jackson, with its wooden sidewalks and swing-door saloons, you’ll have plenty of free time to tour on your own.Next, it’s on to Salt Lake City, Utah’s capital, for a sightseeing tour; then marvel at the “hoodoos” and dramatic landscapes of Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Stunning scenery awaits you in both parks, so have your camera ready! Continue into Arizona to Page, on the shores of Lake Powell, and cross the Painted Desert to amazing Grand Canyon National Park. Your hotel is located in the park, giving you a rare opportunity for great views and time to explore this spellbinding place. For a thrill of a lifetime, take an optional flightseeing trip over the Grand Canyon. Finally, travel to Las Vegas, where this spectacular vacation ends. On this vacation through some of the West’s premier national parks, you’ll see breathtaking scenery that cannot be found anywhere else—a trip of a lifetime!
Sightseeing:In Salt Lake City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore, and Tatanka. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
KEYSTONE Mt. Rushmore’s White House Resort (T)DEADWOOD Comfort Inn and Suites at Gulches of Fun (ST) CODY Buffalo Bill Village (ST)YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Yellowstone National Park Lodges (NP) or Brandin’ Iron Inn (T)JACKSON Painted Buffalo Inn (ST)SALT LAKE CITY Red Lion Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown (MF)BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK Best Western Ruby’s Inn (ST)PAGE Quality Inn Lake Powell (MF)GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Grand Canyon National Park Lodges (NP)LAS VEGAS Harrah’s Las Vegas (F)
4 continental breakfasts
NOTE:On vacations that include an overnight stay in Las Vegas, at least one member of the traveling party must be 21 years of age or older.
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.